Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-522-102 054628 IA: Techniques/Reading/Language Arts
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-522-102 IA; TECHNIQUES/READING/LANGUAGE ARTS ...focus on best practices in working with children in their development of reading and language arts as well as the roles of the teacher and the paraeducator. The student will gain an understanding of how to work with all children and reinforce instruction individually and in groups through questioning, listening and guiding, and scaffolding techniques. Current classroom materials plus enrichment and support activities will be examined and created.
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Summarize influences on reading and language arts instruction.
  2. Apply emergent literacy skills to reading development
  3. Analyze current reading instructional methods and programs.
  4. Identify strategies used to support the development of encoding and decoding (spelling and phonics)
  5. Assess students' strengths and weaknesses in reading using informal measures.
  6. Assist a child in selecting ability and interest-appropriate reading material.
  7. Use basic reading prompts to help students with word analysis skills.
  8. Identify strategies to support vocabulary development.
  9. Identify strategies to support reading fluency.
  10. Identify strategies for promoting reading comprehension
  11. Apply strategies to support English Language Learners (ELL)